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COVID-19 Vaccination – Booster Programme

COVID-19 Vaccination – Booster Programme

The JCVI published its recommendations on a COVID-19 vaccination booster programme on 14 September. You can read the full statement on the UK Government website; their key advice is as follows: “JCVI advises that, for the 2021 COVID-19 booster vaccine programme,...

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COVID-19 Vaccination Programme – Update

COVID-19 Vaccination Programme – Update

We are gradually moving to the next phase of the vaccination programme, with appointments beginning to be issued to those aged 30-39 in Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire. The programme in Moray has, of course, been accelerated in light of rising cases numbers in the...

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COVID-19 Vaccination – Oxford/AstraZeneca Vaccine Update

COVID-19 Vaccination – Oxford/AstraZeneca Vaccine Update

In light of the recent course change with the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccination David Pfleger, Director of Pharmacy and Katrina Morrison, Clinical Lead Nurse for the COVID-19 Vaccination Programme NHS Grampian are encouraging residents in Grampian to continue rolling...

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COVID-19 Vaccination Programme Update – 30th March 2021

COVID-19 Vaccination Programme Update – 30th March 2021

We continue to make very good progress in the vaccination programme, and we will shortly have offered appointments to everyone in Cohorts 1-9. These cohorts cover everyone aged 50 and over, those who are clinically extremely vulnerable, people with an underlying...

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COVID-19 Vaccination Programme – 250,000 Vaccinated!

COVID-19 Vaccination Programme – 250,000 Vaccinated!

31st March 2021 We are delighted to say that the number of people in Grampian who have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine has passed 250,000 today. The progress we have made in this vaccination programme continues to be phenomenal and the product of an...

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Launch of New Vaccination Campaign for Unpaid Carers

Launch of New Vaccination Campaign for Unpaid Carers

12th March 2020 Self-registration service for unpaid carers. Unpaid carers who have not already been identified through social security data or GP systems will be able to register themselves for a coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination appointment from next week. The new...

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COVID-19 Vaccination Update

COVID-19 Vaccination Update

As we updated earlier this week, we are now offering COVID-19 vaccination to people aged 16-64, with an underlying health condition which puts them at increased risk. There are some subtle differences between this group and the similar cohort for 'flu vaccination. As...

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COVID-19 Vaccination Update

COVID-19 Vaccination Update

We are delighted to say that nearly 145,000 people in Grampian have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine. This includes the majority of people aged over 65 years and those in the clinically extremely vulnerable group. If you are aged 65 or over, or are...

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Your local NHS health board will be in touch with you to arrange your vaccination appointment when you are eligible.

It's important not to contact the NHS or your GP practice for a vaccination before then. 

The public have an important part to play:

  • Please don’t contact the NHS to seek a vaccine, we will contact you;
  • When we do contact you, please attend your booked appointments; and
  • Please continue to follow all the guidance to control the virus and save lives.

Contact

If you have received an appointment for vaccination and need to make any changes please call the number noted in the appointment letter.

National Coronavirus Helpline

NHS Inform have set up a free helpline, 0800 030 8013, to help with any general advice on coronavirus or the coronavirus vaccine.

The helpline is open from 8.00am to 8.00pm each day.

 

 

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